Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 977443

Yellow-based Tussock Moth
Dasychira basiflava

Observation date: June 04, 2014
Submitted by: librarylady
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Phillip E. Koenig
Verified date: June 05, 2014
Coordinator notes: There are no voucher specimens of Dasychira vagans from Missouri that I know. D. basiflava larvae are mostly yellow but gray and brown forms have been reported.
Checklist region(s): United States, Missouri, Morgan County